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Two women reflect on working in the Lawton foundry

For much of its long history, the metalcasting industry has been dominated by men. This has also been the case at Lawton – until recently. Now we have two strong women working in the foundry. We recently sat down with them to learn about their remarkable experiences at Lawton. First, meet Dani. She is 21…

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The history of Lean – part 2

History of Lean – Part 2

Since the 1400s, innovators like Jean Baptiste Vaquette de Gribeauval, Honoré Blanc and Eli Whitney have developed new ways to eliminate waste in manufacturing. By reducing waste, processes become Lean and manufacturers are able to meet and sustain higher quality standards more safely and efficiently. Although Whitney, Ford, and Toyota are commonly credited for the…

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Introducing Barry Adamski, the new company president

Lawton President Barry Adamski

The C.A. Lawton Co. is proud to introduce, new company president, Barry Adamski. Adamski has made a remarkable impact on the company over the past three years as COO and Lean expert at Lawton and will be responsible for inspiring and producing even more remarkable results in this new role. Adamski’s role as president will…

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On July 4th, remember those who sacrificed everything

As we celebrate our 243rd birthday as a country, we look back at the people who signed their names to our Declaration of Independence. Providence shows us the historical significance of that moment. But who were these 56 individuals?  They came from all walks of colonial life: 24 of the signers were lawyers and jurists,…

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Lawton is built by “everyday innovators”

As we explained in the article, How EBI Lite generates incredible momentum for improvement, EBI stands for employee-built ideas. At The C.A. Lawton Co., we strive for continuous improvement. The best way to achieve it is by inspiring employees to make incremental improvements in their individual roles and work environments every day. Although all Lawton…

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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin visits Lawton

On May 29, 2019, U.S. Senator, Tammy Baldwin visited The C.A. Lawton Co. to tour our facilities and speak about Bill S. 2865. Commonly known as the Made In America Act, this statute supports American businesses and workers in four important ways. First, it acknowledges the billions of taxpayer dollars being spent every year by…

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A day to remember

On Monday, May 27th, we take a day to remember all those who have and who continue to serve our country. The following is a reprint of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. This speech was delivered Thursday, November 19, 1863, during the Civil War at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, PA. History…

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